This week, Dave talks with Head Athletic Trainer Mike Downey about the support services the training room staff persons provide to athletes both in and out of season. Mike also provides insights into the new emphasis and protocols for concussion diagnosis, testing and treatment. Having been at EMU for 15 years, Mike reflects on the changes he has seen in athletes, injuries, rehabilitation and the expansion of sport seasons.
Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Athletic Director Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.